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ArtsBeat: Man Booker Prize Shortlist Announced

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 01:09
The list includes the Americans Joshua Ferris and Karen Joy Fowler; the British writers Howard Jacobson, Neel Mukherjee and Ali Smith; and the Australian author Richard Flanagan.






Suspect points gun at officers in West Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 01:07

Suspect points gun at officers in West PhiladelphiaPolice say a suspect pointed his gun at officers, prompting police to open fire in West Philadelphia Monday night.


Stocks decline for a second day; Home Depot falls

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 01:06

FILE - This April 22, 2010, file photo, shows a Wall Street sign in front of the New York Stock Exchange. Global stock markets were subdued on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, but the dollar hit a six-year high against the yen on investor expectations the Federal Reserve will end stimulus and raise interest rates in coming months. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks slipped for a second straight day Tuesday as investors worked through a bundle of news from Apple, Home Depot and General Mills. Investors also watched international markets, where the dollar reached a six-year high against the Japanese yen.


Carney warns Scotland over pound

BBC World News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 01:06
Bank of England governor Mark Carney tells trade unions that currency union after Scottish independence would be "incompatible with sovereignty".
Categories: BBC World News

Clash at junior football escalates into gunfire

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 01:03
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Police say an argument between parents and a coach at a junior football league practice in Kansas escalated into a fight involving gunfire.

4th US aid worker with Ebola arrives in Atlanta

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 01:03

An airplane transporting an American infected with the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa, lands at Dobbins Air Reserve Base Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014 in Marietta, Ga. A joint emergency isolation unit administered by Emory University Hospital and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention successfully treated two Americans last month in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Tulis)ATLANTA (AP) — The fourth American aid worker sickened with the Ebola virus arrived Tuesday morning to a mostly calm scene at Emory University Hospital, where two others have been successfully treated.


White Pass - 9/9/2014 9:32:41 AM

White Pass Report - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 01:02
White Pass US12
9/9/2014 9:32:41 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Satus Pass - 9/9/2014 9:33:00 AM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 01:02
Satus Pass US97
9/9/2014 9:33:00 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Stevens Pass - 9/9/2014 9:32:40 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 01:02
Stevens Pass US2
9/9/2014 9:32:40 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Blewett Pass - 9/9/2014 9:35:27 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 01:02
Blewett Pass US97
9/9/2014 9:35:27 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 9/9/2014 9:33:30 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 01:02
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
9/9/2014 9:33:30 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Rock blasting is scheduled Tuesday through Thursday, starting at 7 p.m. and lasting one hour or more. During blasts crews will close I-90 eastbound at Gold Creek, milepost 56 and westbound at Price Creek, milepost 61. There are no services past Exit 53 eastbound or past Exit 70 westbound during blast closures.

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Google seeks help defining 'Right to be Forgotten'

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 01:01

Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt smiles during a meeting about the "right to be forgotten" in Madrid, Sept. 9, 2014. Google Chairman Eric Schmidt and privacy and freedom of information experts are holding the first of seven public sessions to help the company define a new "Right to be Forgotten" established by the European Union's top court and when it should take down search result links about citizens claiming information about them is irrelevant or obsolete.(AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)MADRID (AP) — Google Chairman Eric Schmidt and a panel of experts held the first of seven public sessions Tuesday to help the company define how it should enforce a new "Right to be Forgotten" rule under which Europeans can seek the removal of embarrassing search results.


Atlanta Hawks discipline GM Ferry for racist comments

NBA - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 01:01
Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry has been disciplined by CEO Steve Koonin for making racially charged comments about Luol Deng when the team pursued the free agent this year.
Categories: Sports Center

Video shows woman stripped naked, chased and beaten

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 00:58

Video shows woman stripped naked, chased and beatenA woman was stripped, beaten and chased down the street. The humiliating crime was recorded then posted to social media.


Polish PM resigns for Europe role

BBC World News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 00:58
Donald Tusk says he has resigned as Poland's prime minister in order to take up his new role as European Council President in December.
Categories: BBC World News

UK sending arms to Iraqi government

BBC World News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 00:54
Heavy machine guns and ammunition are being donated to Iraq to help fight Islamic State militants, the Ministry of Defence says.
Categories: BBC World News

AccuWeather: Mostly Cloudy, Spotty Drizzle, Rain Today

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 00:49

 Mostly Cloudy, Spotty Drizzle, Rain TodayMeteorologist David Murphy says we get more sun tomorrow and higher humidity on Thursday.


Wisconsin, Indiana ask U.S. justices to hear gay marriage cases

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 00:49

A gay couple holds hands during a rally in support of the United States Supreme Court decision on marriage rights in San DiegoBy Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The states of Wisconsin and Indiana on Tuesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold their respective bans on gay marriage. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled last week that both state bans were invalid. The new petitions mean there are now gay marriage cases concerning five states pending at the high court.


Spotify's Top 10 most streamed tracks

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 00:47

FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2012 file photo, musician Robin Thicke performs during Macy's Passport presents Glamorama 2012 at The Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles. Thicke's "Blurred Lines (feat. T.I. & Pharrell)" was the top streamed tracks on Spotify from Monday, June 10, to Sunday, June 16, 2013. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)The following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Sept. 1 to Sunday Sept. 7 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.


Spotify's Top 10 most viral tracks

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 00:42

FILE - This May 18, 2013 file photo shows Hannah Hooper, left, and Christian Zucconi of Grouplove performing as part of Party in the Park at Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta. Grouplove's, “Ways to Go,” was the most viral track on Spotify, from Monday, June 10, to Sunday, June 16, via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify. (Photo by Robb D. Cohen/RobbsPhotos/Invision/AP, file)The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Sept. 1 to Sunday, Sept. 7 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.